Gothenburg vs Lusaka - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Lusaka
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$732
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$1820
🏠 One person rent
$743
$347
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$645
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$232
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$92.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$636
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
46
31
😀 Quality of life
92
40
🏙️ Population
605K
1.74M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 97% more expensive than in Lusaka. Cities ranked 2868th and 6330th ($1442 vs $732) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 10th in Sweden and Zambia, respectively. Check Sweden vs Zambia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 0.9 months in Lusaka. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Lusaka ranked 1st in Zambia, while ranked 63rd and 7101st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Lusaka

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Gothenburg Lusaka
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$4.82
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$16.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$3.66
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$1.03
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$1.77
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$372
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$237
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$761
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$469
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$60.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$94.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$22.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
19.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$10801
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$774
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$27.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$9.14
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.27
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$0.94
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$1.62
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$5.15
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$6.91
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$2.14
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$2.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.17
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.79
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$7.14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.11
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$2.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$3.55
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$2.49
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$27.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$3.24
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$7.96
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$24.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$78.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$84.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$10495

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Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201

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Distance City Cost of living
166 km or 103 mi Kapiri Mposhi
$1168
209 km or 130 mi Choma
$1136
275 km or 171 mi Ndola
$1233
289 km or 179 mi Kitwe
$1228
297 km or 184 mi Chinhoyi
$752
318 km or 198 mi Mufulira
$1724
322 km or 200 mi Chingola
$1117
370 km or 230 mi Kadoma
$677
373 km or 232 mi Livingstone
$1152
399 km or 248 mi Harare
$882
411 km or 255 mi Chitungwiza
$784
426 km or 265 mi Lubumbashi
$1009
429 km or 267 mi Kwekwe
$763
464 km or 288 mi Marondera
$714
475 km or 295 mi Mansa
$1151
478 km or 297 mi Gweru
$754
521 km or 324 mi Likasi
$890
529 km or 329 mi Bulawayo
$775
574 km or 356 mi Tete
$989
584 km or 363 mi Masvingo
$825
605 km or 376 mi Kolwezi
$906
611 km or 380 mi Mutare
$760
613 km or 381 mi Lilongwe
$579
645 km or 401 mi Francistown
$544
658 km or 409 mi Kasama
$1156
686 km or 426 mi Chimoio
$1028
688 km or 428 mi Ntcheu
$550
694 km or 431 mi Mzimba
$551
721 km or 448 mi Blantyre
$542
729 km or 453 mi Monkey Bay
$556
756 km or 470 mi Zomba
$558
757 km or 471 mi Mangochi
$551
762 km or 474 mi Mzuzu
$546
775 km or 482 mi Mulanje
$558
792 km or 492 mi Serowe
$527
802 km or 499 mi Palapye
$506
852 km or 529 mi Beira
$990
869 km or 540 mi Mahalapye
$544
917 km or 570 mi Mbeya
$624
956 km or 594 mi Quelimane
$1023